WAKEFIELD – Several northeast Nebraska high school volleyball programs competed in a handful of matches during the Wakefield Round Robin Thursday evening.
From both the main gym and activity center, a total of eight contests were played during the seven-team round robin tourney.
For the host Wakefield, the Trojans took on Hartington Cedar Catholic and BRLD. HCC swept Wakefield (25-11, 25-16) as BRLD also swept the Trojans (25-21, 25-20). Wakefield is now 3-6 on the season.
In the loss against Hartington Cedar Catholic, Hayden Ekberg tabbed two kills and a solo block. Rachel Borg and Aishah Valenzuela both posted 10 digs as Abby Heimann had four set assists and Jordan Metzler totaled an assist and an ace.
From the loss to BRLD, Daveigh Munter-McAfee recorded three kills followed by Rachel Borg, Hayden Ekberg and MaKenna Decker all with two kills. Aishah Valenzuela tallied 19 digs and two service aces as Katie Borg had 10 digs. Ekberg also had three blocks (one solo). Both Jordan Metzler and Abby Heimann both finished with four set assists.
Other Thursday results:
Pierce swept HCC (25-18, 25-12)
BRLD won in three sets over Pierce (23-25, 25-19, 25-22)
Ponca swept LCC (28-26, 25-22)
LHNE swept Ponca (25-17, 25-11)
LHNE swept LCC (25-8, 25-17)
HCC swept LCC (25-14, 25-15)
Following a day off from competition, teams will be back in Wakefield on Saturday to close out round robin play.
Saturday matches in the main gym will begin at 8:30 a.m. with Wakefield vs. Pierce; Pierce vs. LHNE; HCC vs. LHNE; Pierce vs. Ponca; HCC vs. BRLD; Pierce vs. LCC and Wakefield vs. Ponca.
Activity Center Saturday games also starting at 8:30 a.m. will open with HCC vs. Ponca; Ponca vs. BRLD; LCC vs. BRLD; Wakefield vs. LCC; Wakefield vs. LHNE and LHNE vs. BRLD.
Doors open on Saturday to teams at 7:30 a.m. and to the public at 8 a.m.
Wakefield Community Schools will be limiting fan attendance to 50 percent throughout the matches. Masks will be required by fans as once the limit of 450 is reached in the main gym and 134 in the activity center, fans will be denied entrance.